Re: Committed: (was Printed Conlang stuff?)
|From:||Irina Rempt <ira@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 30, 2001, 22:02|
On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Jim Hopkins wrote:
> My goal in creating Druni
> was not to create a language for experimentation with various linguistic
> principles but rather to gather all the qualities and structures and sounds
> that I enjoyed in natlangs and gather them all in one language that would
> reflect my tastes and likes. Then I would take this fledgling language and
> let it evolve into a deep and rich language complete and independent.
Very well said. I could almost say the same, only I didn't create
Valdyan with a linguistic goal, but with a (con)cultural goal: to be
the language of my invented world.
It's taken on a life of its own, though, and I find that it helps
shape the world as much as the world shapes it.
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.
email@example.com (myself) http://www.valdyas.org/irina/valdyas